Zane Zajančkauska ~ Keywords: curator_writer_collaborator, relationality and collaboration, archival knowledge, interdisciplinarity, sounding_wording_language, porous history, trans-historicity, displacement and labour, Riga, former eastern europe collective

Zane Zajančkauska (b. 1984) is a Latvian curator who runs Kolectīvs group with designer, Ilze Kalnbērzina Praz. The duo's work is to create and co-create exhibitions and other related public programmes, publications and communication campaigns. Kolectīvs was part of the all-female curator team RIBOCA, responsible for all the public programmes at the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art in 2018.

Zane's recent well-known curatorial work was You've Got 1243 Unread Messages at the Latvian National Museum of Art (2017-18) which was co-curated together with Kaspars Vanags and Diana Fransena. The show was awarded the National Culture Prize. Before studying with DAI, Zane obtained an MA in Cultural Management from the Latvian Academy of Culture with additional courses in anthropology and history at the Latvian University. 



Learn more about Zane Zajančkauska's 20 minute performance Why does it bring such a joy? for UNDERSTORY CHANT ~ Aeroponic Acts 2021, August 2021 in Arnhem.